Locus Online
Tuesday 1 April 2008

Doctorow releases Self under Creative Commons License

by Marshal Gegith

In a widely anticipated move, blogger and sf writer Cory Doctorow today announced that he is making himself available for download under a Creative Commons license. The download, which will be available from midnight on Tuesday, will be for a wide range of non-DRM platforms.

In a webchat announcing the plans, Doctorow downplayed suggestions that the download would reduce demand for people wanting to meet him in person: "My bet is that the Ubiquitous Cory will be the best promotional tool I've ever had."

The downloaded Doctorow also includes a laptop, MP3 player, and a range of eight Copyfight/EFF T-shirts.

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